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We hope you enjoy reading the blogs from Mayrhofen-Hippach.

On the Trail of Tyrolean Cuisine

Let us lead you on a culinary route through the Ziller Valley Alps to discover the tasty delicacies of Tyrolean cuisine.

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Markus Kröll: Balancing a love of the mountains with a love of art

He loves the mountains, sport and his home. Markus Kröll from Mayrhofen is a well-known mountain runner, not just within the Ziller Valley but also…

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Mayrhofen’s Side Valleys

If you look at a map, the Ziller Valley looks like a tree trunk, with its roots spread out to the south in all directions. The last of the major…

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Golf Equipment for Beginners

In 2014, an 18-hole golf course with a large covered driving range opened in Uderns in the Ziller Valley. The result was a sudden increased interest…

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The Benefits of Sport Massages

Massages have existed for over 3000 years. And, over the years, various types and techniques of massage have been developed. Through kneading,…

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Zillertal the paragliders paradise

Feel as free as a bird. Thomas Walder from the Ziller Valley deals in experiences of euphoria at dizzying heights. He offers holiday-makers in…

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Building Igloos in the Zillertal Alps

Have you ever been tempted to try and build a real igloo?

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Mayrhofen’s Snow Explained

In 1952 the International Commission on Snow and Ice officially identified seven categories of snow. Scientists even managed to further identify 80…

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Mayrhofen – the home of summer sports

The sad fact is, there are only two days in a weekend: Saturday and Sunday. However, by spending these precious 48 hours of freedom in the sports…

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Tips for running, tips for jogging

Running and jogging have been hugely popular sports for several decades, with millions of dedicated enthusiasts around the world.

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Be happy in springtime

The sight of crocuses pushing their heads through the blanket of snow and turning towards the sun is heart-warming.

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What are you looking forward to?

Winter is coming. In fact, it has already begun in the holiday region of Mayrhofen-Hippach. Heavy snow has fallen on the last two weekends and, whilst…

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RISE&FALL, a race against the clock – Part 2

4x430 altitude metres of intense struggle and challenges lay before the athletes of the 85 teams competing in RISE&FALL. This awesome sporting event…

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Competing and Winning

Markus Kröll runs where others don’t even dare to walk. The extreme alpine sportsman knows his stuff and has been a part of the running scene for over…

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It’s a ‘run’derful life on the “Easy Trail”

The "Easy Trail" through Mayrhofen and Hippach offers a varied and enjoyable route: The 24 kilometres are a tough challenge, but also achievable for…

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Falling into Freedom

Are you a true high-flier? The Ziller Valley offers paragliding for everyone. It’s allure is freedom and a little adrenaline…

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Explore (your) nature in Mayrhofen, Zillertal

globeseekers founders Denise Dieling & Christian Mitterer travelled the world for years, completed several trainings in Asia, Central- and South…

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On the hunt for minerals

My brief was to write a blog about minerals in the Ziller Valley. Just right for someone like me, who knows absolutely nothing about stones and…

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